3 Pelvic Conditions We Should Be Talking About More

3 Pelvic Conditions We Should Be Talking About More

by Alison Bucalo
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People may not like to talk about vulvodynia, vaginismus, or endometriosis but Madge the Vag sure does.

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Madge sits down pelvic pain specialist Dr. Michael Lewis, OB-GYN, to learn more about these conditions and what you should do if you think you might have one.

1 in 10 women suffer from Endometriosos. Endometriosis is a chronic condition where the lining of the uterus implants itself within the pelvis, causing inflammation, scarring, adhesions and infertility.

Vaginismus is the involuntary contractions of the muscles around the vagina. This can happen with or without having sexual intercourse and can effect a person both emotionally and physically.

Vulvodynia is a general term to describe vulva discomfort.

Watch the video to learn more about these conditions. If you think you’re suffering from any of them, see your doctor immediately. If you have any questions for Madge the Vag, email her at

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More about Madge the Vag: Madge the Vag is a quirky mom on a mission to spread (literally) the word on everything vagina. She may have a 1950s wardrobe, but approaches women’s vaginal health in a refreshing way that is very today. Madge highlights a taboo topic or challenging issue many women face but may be afraid to talk about. She interviews experts on a range of topics like public hair, yeast infections and sex.

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